Frequently Asked Questions

What if I book and the weather is bad on the day?2021-01-12T15:17:12+13:00

If we cancel the trip because of weather conditions we offer you a chance to reschedule your trip or a full refund if that isn’t possible (please see Terms & Conditions)

Can I bring alcohol on board?2020-02-03T11:38:39+13:00


  • Sorry, under the NZ Sale of liquor Act 2012 we are not licensed for alcohol consumption including BYO.
What do we bring?2020-02-03T11:40:28+13:00


  • Bring sun and wind protection, food if you need more than coffee or tea and biscuits.
  • If you haven’t booked rod and bait you need to bring your own.
  • Something to take your catch home in (small chilly bin or similar).


  • Bring swimming gear and towel, camera, sun and wind protection.


How long are the trips?2020-02-03T11:40:37+13:00


  • Half day charters, Casual fishing trips and sightseeing trips are from 4-5 hours in duration.
  • Full day bookings are from 8 to 10 hours.
What time do the trips depart?2020-02-03T11:40:44+13:00


  • Casual fishing trip generally depart at 08:30, variation on this will be advised prior to the trip.
  • West Coast Sightseeing trips depart at 10:00 am.
  • For all trips we recommend you are there 15 minutes prior to departure.
Where do we depart from?2020-02-03T11:40:21+13:00
  • Unless we have made special arrangements with you the trips depart from Whangaparapara Wharf, Great Barrier Island.

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